Padres Down on the Farm: August 23 (Campusano big night for Storm/Austin Allen homers in El Paso)
San Diego Padres affiliates went 5-2 on Friday. There was rain in the D.R.
Here is a recap of the day’s events.
El Paso Chihuahuas (75-55) Lost 11-5
The Chihuahuas lost an 11-5 game to Sacramento on Friday. The El Paso’ bullpen was knocked around for the loss as two pitchers gave up eight total runs in the loss. Jerry Keel had a quality start, allowing three earned runs in six innings pitched. He has a 6.91 ERA now on the season. Trevor Megill lost the game, allowing six earned runs in 1 1/3 innings pitched. Travis Radke also allowed two earned runs in 1 2/3 innings thrown. Austin Allen homered for the fifth time in eight games for the Chihuahuas. He now has 21 on the season with a 1.042 OPS.
Austin Allen- (1-4) HR, Run, 2 RBIs, K
Boog Powell– (2-5) 2B, Run, K
Travis Jankowski– (1-5) Run, K
Trevor Megill- (Loss) 1.1 IP, 5 H, 6 ER, 2 BB, 3 K (39 pitches- 25 strikes)
Jerry Keel- 6 IP, 7 H, 3 ER, 2 BB, 4 K (94 pitches- 59 strikes)
Amarillo Sod Poodles (67-61) Lost 5-2
The Sod Poodles lost 5-2 to the Arkansas Travelers on Friday. Nick Margevicius started the game and went six innings, allowing three earned runs. The lefty was issued the loss and now has a 4.30 ERA in the Texas League. Carlos Belen threw the last two innings, allowing two earned runs on three hits. Luis Torrens hit his 13th homer of the season in the loss. Edward Olivares went 2-for-4 and has a .828 OPS this season in Amarillo.
Luis Torrens– (2-4) HR, Run, RBI, K
Edward Olivares– (2-4) 3B, RBI
Owen Miller– (1-4) Run, K
Hudson Potts– (1-4)
Nick Margevicius– (Loss) 6 IP, 9 H, 3 ER, 5 K (98 pitches- 72 strikes)
Luis Torrens with an opposite field home run for the @sodpoodles #Padres pic.twitter.com/jfcZ9HLCdO
— James E. Clark 3 (@EVT_JClark) August 24, 2019
Lake Elsinore Storm (68-60) Won 12-4
The Storm scored six runs in the second and five runs in the third in a 12-4 win over Lancaster. Luis Campusano went 3-for-6 and now has a .899 OPS on the year in the Cal League. Osvaldo Hernandez started the game and only went 2 1/3 innings. He threw 47 pitches in the effort and now has a 3.03 ERA on the season. Lee Solomon hit his first Cal League homer, which was a grand slam in the second inning.
Lee Solomon– (2-5) HR, 2 Runs, 5 RBIs, 3 Ks
Luis Campusano– (3-6) HR, 2B, 2 Runs, 3 RBIs, K
Gabriel Arias– (2-5)2 RBIs
Caleb Boushley– 3 IP, 6 H, 3 ER, 6 K (58 pitches- 41 strikes)
Osvaldo Hernandez– 2.1 IP, 3 H, 3 K (47 pitches- 31 strikes)
Luis Campusano with a home run for the @Storm_Baseball #Padres
Statcast had the ball at 111 mph off the bat pic.twitter.com/HToIEXpWDb
— James E. Clark 3 (@EVT_JClark) August 24, 2019
Fort Wayne TinCaps (58-70) Won 7-4
The TinCaps held off the Dayton Dragons for a 7-4 win on Friday. Adrian Martinez went 5 2/3 scoreless innings for the TinCaps and struck out seven. He earned the win and is now 6-4 on the season with a 3.36 ERA. Austin Smith threw 2 1/3 innings, allowing one earned run in the game. Fort Wayne recorded nine hits in the win as Tucupita Marcano led the way going 2-for-5 with two RBIs. He has a .274 average on the season in the Midwest League.
Tucupita Marcano– (2-5) Run, 2 RBIs, K
Ethan Skender– (1-3) 2 Runs, RBI, BB, SB
Justin Lopez– (1-4) Run, 2 RBIs, BB, 2 Ks
Austin Smith– 2.1 IP, 3 H, 1 ER, 2 K (25 pitches- 19 strikes)
Adrian Martinez– (Win) 5.2 IP, 4 H, BB, 7 K (75 pitches- 48 strikes)
Tri-City Dust Devils (32-35) Won 8-2
Tri-City won 8-2 over the Boise Hawks on Friday. A five-run fourth inning was the difference in this game. Tri-City recorded nine hits in the game, and they struck out 11 times. Nick Gatewood went 3-for-4 in the win and has a .650 OPS on the season. Logan Driscoll doubled in the win as the rookie continues to swing a productive bat for Tri-City. The Dust Devils got a great start fromNick Thwaits as he went five innings, allowing one earned run. The 20-year old has a 3.86 ERA now on the season. Chris Lincoln threw two more scoreless innings and has yet to allow a run this year for the Dust Devils.
Nick Gatewood– (3-4) 2B, Run, 2 RBIs, SB
Logan Driscoll– (1-4) 2B, Run, RBI
Jack Stronach– (2-3) 3 Runs, BB, K, SB
Chris Lincoln– 2 IP, 1 H, 2 K (24 pitches- 17 strikes)
Nick Thwaits– (Win) 5 IP, 6 H, 1 ER, 3 BB, 4 K (81 pitches- 48 strikes)
AZL Padres 1 (31-21) Won 6-4
The AZL Padres won a tight game 6-4 over the AZL Mariners. 18-year-old Cuban’ pitcher Edgar Martinez threw three innings for the Padres, and he allowed four earned runs. He has a 4.40 ERA this season in the desert. Tijuana native Martin Carrasco threw two scoreless innings and was given the win. He has a 1.54 ERA this year, and the 19-year-old could be one to keep an eye on as he progresses. 17-year-old Charlis Aquino went 3-for-5 and has a 1.400 OPS this year in a handful of games in Arizona. Aquino was recalled from the DSL team where he hit .251 in 175 at-bats. Payton Smith went 2-for-4 in the win and is hitting .242 this season.
Charlis Aquino– (3-5) 2B, 2 RBIs, K
Payton Smith– (2-4) 2B, 2 Runs, K
Luis Paez– (2-4) Run, 2 RBIs, K
Michael Suarez– (2-5) 2B, Run, K
Edgar Martinez– 3 IP, 5 H, 4 ER, 3 BB, 3 K
AZL Padres 2 (37-16) Won 5-0
The AZL Padres won 5-0 as three pitchers shutout the AZL Giants Orange team. Gabriel Morales is making a name for himself this season. The 20-year-old left-hander from Venezuela has a 1.66 ERA in 10 games for the AZL team. He has struck out 50 in 43 innings in the desert. Oliber Guzman relieved Morales and went 2 2/3 innings for the win. 20-year-old Blake Baker earned his 8th save of the season for the AZL Padres team. He has a 1.64 ERA so far this year.
Cristian Heredia– (2-4) 2B, 2 RBIs
Gilberto Vizcarra– (2-4) Run
Junior Perez– (2-3) Run, BB
Blake Baker– (Save) 1.1 IP, 2 H, BB, 2 K
Gabriel Morales– (Win) 5 IP, 3 H, 8 K
DSL Padres (30-40)
El Paso- TBD vs. TBD
Amarillo- Kyle Lloyd (7-6 4.13 ERA) vs. Logan Gilbert (4-2 2.50 ERA)
Lake Elsinore- Joey Cantillo (1-1 2.89 ERA) vs. Will Gaddis (10-7 5.82 ERA)
Fort Wayne- Ryan Weathers (3-5 3.62 ERA) vs. Wikel Hernandez (8-7 3.97 ERA)
Tri-City- (Ignacio Feliz 2-3 3.62 ERA) vs. Zak Baayoun(0-5 5.68 ERA)
AZL Padres 1- TBD vs. AZL Cubs
AZL Padres 2- TBD vs. AZL Athletics Gold
DSL Padres- TBD vs. DSL D-backs
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Trammell was declining before the padres obtained him. Now he has fallen off a cliff. Great move by the Reds.